On Tuesday July 8, over 300 people turned out to celebrate The Pantry of Broward’s 6th anniversary. In addition to celebrating Pantry’s impact on the community, the event honored the life of B.J. Buntrock, the Pantry’s founder who passed away a week before the anniversary party. B.J. recently celebrated her 80th birthday and was honored by the Ft. Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler. The mayor led attendees in a toast to BJ and the Pantry of Broward.
The Pantry of Broward assists seniors who live on low fixed incomes, in particular those who struggle to raise grandchildren. Thousands of seniors and children have benefited from the Pantry, which functions as a nutritional safety net and provides food and other support throughout Broward County. To learn more about the Pantry great cause, please visit its website.